Item description for Impacts in Mechanical Systems: Analysis and Modelling (Lecture Notes in Physics) by Bernard Brogliato...
This volume constitutes an advanced introduction to the field of analysis, modeling and numerical simulation of rigid body mechanical systems with unilateral constraints. The topics include Moreau's sweeping process, the numerical analysis of nonsmooth multibody systems with friction, the study of energetical restitution coefficients for elasto-plastic models, the study of stability and bifurcation in systems with impacts, and the development of a multiple impact rule for Newton's cradle and the simple rocking model. Combining pedagogical aspects with innovative approaches, this book will not only be of interest to researchers working actively in the field, but also to graduate students wishing to get acquainted with this field of research through lectures written at a level also accessible to nonspecialists.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.4" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.6" Weight: 1.1 lbs.
Release Date Sep 15, 2000
ISBN 354067523X ISBN13 9783540675235
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More About Bernard Brogliato
In addition to having served (1991 a" 2001) as ChargA(c) de Recherche at CNRS, and as, now, Directeur de Recherche at INRIA, Bernard Brogliato is an Associate Editor for Automatica (since 2001) a reviewer for Mathematical Reviews and writes book reviews for ASME Applied Mechanics Reviews. He has served on the organising and other committees of various European and international conferences sponsored by an assortment of organizations, most prominently, the IEEE. He has been responsible for examining the PhD and Habilitation theses of 16 students and takes an active part in lecturing at summer schools in several European countries. Doctor Brogliato is the director of SICONOS (a European project concerned with Modelling, Simulation and Control of Nonsmooth Dynamical Systems) which carries funding of a, ¬2 million.